nouninformal, chiefly North American
A lively event or party.
- For 118 years, the sitting president nearly always has had the last laugh with closing remarks at an annual white-tie wingding called the Gridiron Club dinner.
- Tonight is the big wingding where all the parents who have accompanied their daughters to Mississauga can get together and mingle at the hotel dining room over a $30 buffet-style pasta dinner and cash bar.
- The past five years have been one big wingding for bonds.
1920s (in the sense 'spasm, seizure', especially one associated with drug-taking): of unknown origin.
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